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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Shipman — 65 years

Burdette and Karen Shipman, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 145 Regency West Court, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Randy and Roxie Shipman, of Fort Dodge; Cindy and Dave Roberts, of Harlingen, Texas; Kim ...

Christopher — 90th birthday

THOR — Lois Christopher, of Thor, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 30. Cards may be sent to her at 120 Ann St., Thor, IA 50591. Lois Torkelson was born at home on the family farm west of Humboldt and graduated with the class of 1950 from Humboldt High School. In 1953 she married ...

Skinner — 90th birthday

GOLDFIELD — Joe Skinner, of Goldfield, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Jan. 27. Cards may be sent to him at P.O. Box 292, Goldfield, IA 50542. His family includes wife of 61 years, Phyllis; Ken and Annie Skinner, of Humboldt; and Kurt and Linda Skinner, of Stockton, California. He has ...

Kinne — 80th birthday

EAGLE GROVE — Janet Kinne, of Eagle Grove, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday Cards may be sent to her at 1451 Xavier Ave., Eagle Grove, IA 50533 Her family includes her husband, Robert; Beth McGonagle of Schaumburg, Illinois; and Barb and Tony Martin, of Vincent. She has four ...

Swanberg — 85th birthday

Doris Swanberg, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 1337 Third Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her husband, Lowell Swanberg; Ronnie and Sally Swanberg, of Fort Dodge; Sandy Swanberg, of Fort Dodge; Lon and Sandy ...

Auten — 65 years

Jerry and Ruth Auten, of Fort Dodge will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 18. Cards may be sent to them at 1641 N. 14th St., Fort Dodge, IA50501. Their family includes David and Kim Rolfes, of Gowrie, and Jerry and Sue Auten, of Norwich, Vermont. They have five grandchildren ...

Osborn — 90th birthday

STRATFORD — Lois Sue Osborn, of Stratford, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at 1250 Highway 175, Apt. 206, Stratford, IA 50249-7449. Her family includes Diane Love, of Des Moines; David Angstrom, of Huntington Beach, California; Brian Angstrom, of ...

Schwanz — 80th birthday

BADGER — Tom Schwanz, of Badger, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Jan. 10. Cards may be sent to him at Box 87, Badger IA, 50516. His family includes his wife, Judy, Tammi and Hank Trites, and Jill and Paul Eldal. He has three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. His son, Joel, ...

Strutzenberg — 50 years

Brad and Sharon Strutzenberg, of Humboldt, celebrated 50 years of marriage on Monday. Cards may be sent to them at 601 First St. N., Dakota City, IA 50529. Their family includes Brenda Cordes, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Barb and David Eastlack, of Omaha, Nebraska. They have three ...

Janssen — 90th birthday

Heidi Janssen, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 8. Cards may be sent to her at 2718 18th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Garrett and Brenda Savery, of Fort Dodge; and Brian and Shawn Janssen, of Mason City. She has three grandchildren. Her husband ...

Bonnstetter — 90th birthday

Doris Bonnstetter, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 27. There will be a “drive through” from 2 to 4 p.m.. Dec. 27 in the parking lot of Grace Lutheran Church, 211 S. Ninth St., Fort Dodge, where friends may give her birthday wishes and drop off a card. Cards may ...

Miller — 100th birthday

Ruth Miller, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Dec. 29. Cards may be sent to her at 2736 Second Ave. N., Apt. B-1, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her familyincludes Gary and Pam Miller, of Helotes, Texas, and Dayle Miller, of Fort Dodge. She has two grandchildren and six ...

Lynch — 90th birthday

BARNUM — Gene Lynch, of Barnum, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at1129 210th St., Barnum, IA 50518. He was born on Dec. 24, 1930.

Stewart — 80th birthday

Jane Stewart, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday. Cards may be sent to her at 700 S. 17th St., Apt W406, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Her family includes Doug Stewart and his partner Shad Klukas both of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Her daughter, Rachel Stewart, is deceased. She ...

Walker — 50 years

Charles and Marylou Walker, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26. Cards may be sent to them at 2233 Lakewood Trail, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Sara and Aaron Lincoln, April and Wayne Wilson and Jennifer and Todd Murdock. They have 11 ...

Madsen — 50 years

DAKOTA CITY — Clyde and Teresa Madsen, of Dakota City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 19. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 444, Dakota City, IA 50529. Their family includes Angi Larsen, of Asbury; Troy Madsen and fiancee Amy Freeman, of Stanhope; and Melissa ...

Mundt — 90th birthday

GOWRIE — Leola Mundt, of Gowrie, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 23. Cards may be sent to her at: P.O. Box 188, Gowrie, IA 50543. Her family includes Richard Mundt, and Paula and Don Wiklander, of Gowrie. She has five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband, ...

Mogler — 80th birthday

DAYTON — Cal Mogler, of Dayton, celebrated his 80th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to him at 408 First St., Box 367, Dayton, IA 50530. His family includes his wife, Joyce Mogler, eight children, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was born on Dec. 11, 1940, in ...

Seltz — 90th birthday

Don Seltz, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday. Cards may be mailed to 1611 Jonathan Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. He was born on Dec. 14, 1930. He and his first wife, Shirley, raised their five children on the farm by Clare. She passed away in 1995. He married ...

Cues celebrate 77 years

WEBSTER CITY — Marie and Glenn Cue, of Webster City, celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 835 Cedar St., Webster City, IA 50595. They were married on Dec. 4, 1943, in a ceremony at the Methodist Church in Dow City while he was home on a short ...